Dar es Salaam, Nov. 22 -- THE Zanzibar government is considering plans to construct a fourth terminal at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA), almost eight months after official opening of third terminal with the capacity of handling about 1.6 million travelers annually.

Zanzibar Minister for Infrastructure, Communication and Transport Dr Khalid Mohamed Salum said the move is geared to meet the demand of growing number of visitors.

“Due to increasing influx of tourists, holiday makers, and other visitors, we are almost beating the 1.6 million travelers target. We have quickly noticed that we need another larger space to handle more plane and travelers. Feasibility study for the fourth terminal is underway,” s...